Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Police: Pinky Severed By Cigar Cutter

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 16 (UPI) — Police in Missouri say a man who said he used karate to chop off part of a victim’s pinky finger actually used a cigar cutter as part of a brutal attack.

After a guilty plea from Chris Daigneault, police in Harrison released video of a taped confession where Daigneault admitted assaulting 20-year-old Justin Marshall, KSPR-TV, Springfield, Mo., reported Tuesday.

Police say Daigneault and his mother, Linda Daniels, held Marshall against his will in April for a crime of which Marshall was innocent.

“He stated that Justin committed a theft which we found to be not true,” Harrison Police Department Capt. Paul Woodruff said.

Police said Daigneault used a cigar cutter to slice the victim’s pinky off, while Daigneault had a different version of events.

He used the cigar cutter not to cut the pinky but to keep it safe to eventually re-attach it, Daigneault said, police reported.

“I stuck it in [a freezer] because I figured he was going to end up coming back so whatever blood was still up inside of it I didn’t want it drying out,” Daigneault told police, officers recounted.

Daigneault pleaded guilty to kidnapping and battery and was sentenced to 45 years in prison.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Police: Pinky Severed By Cigar Cutter”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.